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Special Tour 1 day Availability: 2022-04-10
Pune, Maharashtra, India Maharashtra

What Is This Course?

We got a lot of queries that people would like a short, online introductory course to geology. Geology being more academic oriented subject, there aren’t any institutional short courses. So, we bring to you the Two Days Course on Understanding Basics of Geology.

This course is designed to suit people of all ages, educational qualifications and interests. It gives you valuable insights into the field of geology and makes you well versed with basics of the subject before getting into the core of it. Once empowered with the direction in which you want to head, the course gives an idea about how and where to go about the subject.


Why Should You Participate?

– Get introduced to the less known field of geology.

– Get well versed with the local geology of the region.

– Understand the various concepts regarding geology and then explore them through our future in detailed courses.

– Certification from Journeys


Who Can Participate?

– Anyone who has an interest in learning and exploring field of geology

– Anyone in the age group between 16 to 65 years


Closest Airport: Pune

Closest Railway Station: Pune

  • All outdoor sessions
  • Expert Faculty
  • Course material
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Travel
  • Entry permits and local expert
  • Course Certification

  • Any meals/mineral water during travel.
  • Any drinks (hard/soft) during outdoor sessions
  • Any kind of insurance/personal expenses, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in ‘the Package Includes’


Course Sessions:

A full Field Day: Nighoj & Wadgaon Daryabai Temple


Report at Fergusson College Gate 8 am.  Head to field site by private bus.

Understanding what is geology, difference between geology and geography and fields associated with it.

Evolution of India – Continental Drift Theory, Plate Tectonics

Mountains of India – Understanding different geological settings in India.

Deccan Traps & Western Ghats – Volcanism in the past and present scenario.

Mineralogy: Formation of Rocks and Minerals

Lunch. Head to our second site for more adventure.

Paleontology: Formation of fossils & where to hunt fossils

How to identify rocks and minerals

Common uses of Minerals In day to day life

Common Instruments Used by geologist

Understanding Toposheets, Geological Maps, Satellite Imagery & its uses in Field

Geoheritage and Geotourism in India

List of Potential Natural & Geo Heritage sites in and near Pune.

Head back to Pune.

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